Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

US stocks gained on Wednesday after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said conditions in the United States would allow for “gradual” rate hikes, and(...)

The Twitter lgog seen on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.  Twitter has revamped its timeline  allowing the “best” tweets to rise to the top

Twitter made a dramatic product change on Wednesday, saying it will recast the way it displays tweets on its homepage by customising them to individu(...)

Computer generated image of the Vertium Building on Burlington Road, Dublin 4, due for completion in 2017 but now seeking tenants

The first phase of an international marketing campaign gets under way today to find tenants for a substantial new office building under construction (...)

Bear market looms as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks adds to doubts about the strength of the global  economy.  Photograph: Frank Rumpenhorst/EPA

Global stocks are on the precipice of a bear market as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks added to doubts ab(...)

UCD Students’ Union has highlighted the need for increased funding to support mandatory sexual consent workshops.  Photograph: Getty Images

UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU) has announced plans to introduce mandatory workshops on sexual consent for all students and is calling on university manag(...)

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We are at the beginning of a new technology-driven revolution. Multinationals are hiring, start-ups are scouting for talent and traditional industrie(...)

Shauna Hurley: “It’s looking at a structure and saying, ‘I was part of the team that designed that.’ ” Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Don’t date the nerd, “be the nerd”, was Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s advice last month. He was responding to a social media post that went: “I (...)

Figures show that the average employee of Google in the UK is being paid twice as much as their colleagues across the Irish Sea. (Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

There was some scratching of heads over the weekend when The Guardian showed that the average employee of Google in the UK is being paid twice as muc(...)

A tarp covers the intersection of the bobsled and luge tracks at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Canada, on Saturday. Photograph: Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press/AP

Twin teenage brothers have died during an after-hours visit to a luge-bobsleigh track in Canada on Saturday. Jordan and Evan Caldwell (17) were kil(...)

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‘Neither a borrower nor a lender be” is one of many Shakespearean quotes that have long since become cliches. But do you know which of the great play(...)